Birkenhead Sixth Form College

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The Sixth Form College, Birkenhead, Wirral
Established 1988
Type Sixth form college
Principal Kathryn Podmore
Location Birkenhead, Merseyside

The Sixth Form College - Birkenhead is a Centre of Academic Excellence for sixth form studies and is the number one sixth form choice for young people in Wirral. It is Wirral’s specialist Sixth Form College and is one of just 94 specialist sixth form colleges across England.

The college specialises in A Level, BTEC, CACHE and GCSE education for 16-19 year olds across Wirral.[1][2] The college offers the widest range of A Level programmes in the Wirral area which can be studied in any combination.

The college has undergone a £3.5 million pound refurbishment programme which was completed in January 2014.


The Sixth Form College is located in Claughton Village next to Birkenhead Park approximately one mile from the centre of Birkenhead. Birkenhead is in Wirral within the county of Merseyside.


The Sixth Form College has recently undergone a £3.5 million refurbishment [3][4] which has seen the addition of:

  • New School of Art and Design
  • New Humanities building
  • New Science Laboratories
  • New Learning Support area
  • 8SQ Student Common Room area
  • New Reception and frontage

The refurbishment was led by former student of The Sixth Form College, Rachel Clegg who is now a practicing Architect.

Celebrating 25 Years[edit]

In 2013, The Sixth Form College, Birkenhead celebrated its 25th year as Wirral’s specialist Sixth Form College.[5][6] The college was first founded in 1988.


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Coordinates: 53°23′42″N 3°03′17″W / 53.3949°N 3.0547°W / 53.3949; -3.0547